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  1. The Mt.Gox Arrest Is The End Of The First Age Of BitcoinRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | TechCrunch

    The former head of bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox, Mark Karpeles, screwed a lot of early adopters. It is unclear at this point how much Karpeles allegedly lost or took, but the Japanese police are claiming he lost about $387 million while Mt.

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  2. Henderson's business affairs under court probeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Press On-Line

    Former high-flying property developer Dave Henderson has been accused of misrepresenting his personal financial position in documents supporting loan applications. Henderson, 60, is under public examination in the High Court in Christchurch before Associate Judge Rob Osborne to decide if he can be discharged from bankruptcy and, if so, under what conditions.

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  3. Overstock.com and FNY Capital Conclude $5 Million Cryptobond DealRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Utah Business

    Overstock.com, Inc. announced Friday the sale of a $5 million digital security in the form of a cryptobond to FNY Managed Accounts LLC, an affiliate of FNY Capital. The sale is intended to serve as an additional proof-of-concept of the safety and efficiency of exchanging financial instruments via a cryptographically secured, public ledger.

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  4. Risk taking and firm growthRead the original story

    1 hr ago | VoxEU

    Corporate Japan is known for avoiding uncertainty. This is one of the reasons why changes of any kind are difficult - but not impossible - to realise.

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  5. Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who cana t leaveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KDWN

    Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning.

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  6. Azerbaijan can pay off external debt in one day, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan's public debt is less than $10 billion, he told local media. "Every year Azerbaijan repays its debt and this year it will repay about $250 million."

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  7. Bitcoin: The hottest game for Chinese gamblersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channel3000

    The digital currency has been embraced by Chinese users who like to take a gamble: It's all "about trading, about volatility, about making a profit -- buy low, sell high," said Bobby Lee, CEO of BTCChina, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange. Bitcoin was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto.

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  8. Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: G-fees won't pay for highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Housing Wire

    Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues. A measure that would have delayed cuts to the fees that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac charge lenders to guarantee loans, and used those very fees to fund massive transportation projects, is out.

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  9. Is Your Credit Report a Mess Post-Bankruptcy? A New Bill Could HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Credit.com

    Credit report errors are more common than you may think. A Federal Trade Commission report found that 20% of consumers had an error on at least one of their three credit reports - 5% of consumers had errors on their credit reports that were serious enough to subject them to higher interest rates on loans.

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  10. Key players doubt Greek rescue plan has a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Greece's own prime minister says he doesn't really "believe in" the new bailout deal he's hoping to secure for his country. Germany's top finance official thinks a Greek exit from the euro currency would be better than another costly rescue package.

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  11. Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan for alleged fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

    Mt. Gox. That's a name you probably never imagined, or wished, hearing again after all this time.

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  12. Greeks to learn the virtues of BitcoinRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Thousands of Greek 'No' voters rejoiced at the outcome of a referendum that they said slapped down the architects of a five-year austerity drive that has ravaged the economy of this southern European nation. At Syntagma square in central Athens,... While in our mind it is still even money that there will be a further modification of the Greek bailout and that the Eurozone will carry on as it has for 16 years now, there exists the strong possibility that Greece will "opt out" of the inconvenient currency part of the European Union.

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  13. Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and DebateRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.

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  14. MomentumCLOSING CIRCLESRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    As I watch the world of print journalism implode, I've taken comfort in knowing that at the level of the business that I inhabit, the end would be years away. The metro dailies are dying because of the Internet.

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  15. bitmerchant 0.1.6Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Python

    A system that monitors the blockchain and sends out a signal when a payment is received at an address you're tracking. If you find this library useful, please consider a small donation.

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  16. Make My DayMY Baby is Growing UpRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I had become a Redbox customer. After several years of off-and-on patronage of Blockbuster, the world's largest video rental company, I discovered the simplicity of Redbox at Wal-Mart.

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  17. MomentumCARGO CULTRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I read "The Death and Life of American Journalism" by media professor and activist Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols, the Washington correspondent for The Nation, with great interest, and not just because I've been a professional journalist in one form or another for nearly 30 years. The subject of this book - how to preserve journalism's role as a counterbalance to corporate and governmental power and as the essential institution in a properly-functioning democracy - is dear to my heart.

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  18. Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Aug 3Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Aug 3 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  19. ConstanceCELEBRATING IKERead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Those who thought that last week's government bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would stabilize the financial markets got a wakeup call this week. Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest U.S. investment bank, succumbed to the subprime mortgage crisis it helped create with the biggest bankruptcy filing in history.

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  20. The CrisisAN Urgent Letter to the SenateRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Will wonders never cease? I never thought the right-wing Republicans of the House of Representatives would join arms with the progressive Democrats that populate this newspaper and put the kibosh on President George W. Bush's greedy, unrealistic and anti-American $700 billion bailout plan for Wall Street. We hear the arguments about the impending ctastrophe, and we even admit that a few catastrophes are more than likely going forward without the plan.

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